Definition of Response time

1. Noun. The time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it.

Exact synonyms: Latency, Latent Period, Reaction Time
Generic synonyms: Interval, Time Interval



Definition of Response time

1. Noun. (biology medicine) The period of time between the application of a stimulus and the associated response from a cell or tissue ¹

2. Noun. The time taken for a person (or human-controlled system) to respond to a request ¹

3. Noun. (electronics) The time taken for the display of an instrument to move to a new value following a step change ¹

4. Noun. (computing) The period of time between a request for a service and the associated response; typically the request is caused by a user at a terminal hitting the return key, and the response is displayed on a screen ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Response Time

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responsability
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response hierarchy
response rate
response time (current term)
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Literary usage of Response time

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1. Airport Revenue Diversion: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by John McCain (1999)
"Its off- Airport response time accounts for only one-half of one percent of its ... If one were to consider only response time, in fiscal year 1992-93;, ..."

2. Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety: Proceedings of the First International edited by T. J. Casadevall (1995)
"For non-radiological incidents, the response time depends on the complexity of ... Typically, ARAC response time is equally split between computer or voice ..."

3. Serving the American Public: Best Practices in Resolving Customer Complaints by Albert Gore, Jr, Al Gore (1997)
"CORRESPONDENCE CENTER MEASURES Organizations responding to written complaints, use measures: • Average response time for standard or information responses ..."

4. Probability of Sea Level Rise by James G. Titus, Vijay K. Narayanan (1998)
"All but two of the reviewers suggested that the response-time constant A8 ... Thomas suggested a more rapid response time with a median of 10 years and 2o ..."

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